Origin of lustrate; from Classical Latin lustratus, past participle of lustrare, to purify by means of a propitiatory sacrifice: see lustrum
transitive verblus·trat·ed, lus·trat·ing, lus·trates
Origin of lustrateLatin l&umacron;strare, l&umacron;strat-, to purify, make bright; see luster.
(third-person singular simple present lustrates, present participle lustrating, simple past and past participle lustrated)
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